Daemonic Herald

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Herald of Tzeentch

Daemonic Heralds are the mightiest of the regular foot troop Daemons of the Chaos Gods. Heralds vary greatly in appearance and ability, which is decided by which of the four gods of Chaos that they serve.[1a]

They frequently ride the Daemonic Mounts of their patron gods, or Chariots pulled by them.[1a]

Overview

  • Heralds of Khorne are the strongest physically of all Heralds. They are mighty warriors (even by Khornate standards) in close quarter combat, and terrorise their foes with an un-ending frenzied madness. They are as blood-hungry as Khorne himself and fight to show their honour and praise of him.[2a]
  • Heralds of Tzeentch are created as a more stable type of Horror that is much harder to destroy and able to wield potent magic as well with devastating ease. Tzeentchian Heralds can also use their powers of sorcery to control both their horrific unstability and heal all but the most greivous wounds. These heralds can also see into the future, and use this knowledge to become even more effective military commanders.[2b]
  • Heralds of Nurgle are among the most loathsome, festering creatures in the Old World. Nurglesque Heralds are crafted from the blighted soul-stuff of the most resilient mortals who have eventually been slain by Nurgle's Rot. Nurgle's Heralds wield very rusty blades known as Plagueswords which drip with the most noxious of infections which in combination with their bloated nauseating bodies make a repulsive, intimidating being.[2c]
  • Heralds of Slaanesh are renown for their hypnotic glamour while at the same time being vicious, merciless fighters who can attack with astonishing speed and grace. Slaaneshi Heralds also serve the Dark Prince by acting as his messengers, attempting to tempt and corrupt the rulers of Mortal lands to become his allies and/or servants.[2d]

Weapons and Equipment

  • 6th Edition: Mark of Chaos Undivided. May swap Mark for Mark of appropriate God. May have Daemonic Gifts. May have Greater Icon of Chaos. May ride Daemonic Mount or Daemon-Beast of Nurgle, Disc of Tzeentch, Juggernaut or Steed of Slaanesh. May ride in Daemonic Chariot. [1a]
  • 7th Edition: Herald of Khorne: Hellblade. May have Chariot of Khorne or Juggernaut. May have Daemonic Gifts. May be Battle Standard Bearer with Daemonic Icon. [2f]
  • 7th Edition: Herald of Nurgle: Plaguesword. May be Wizard. May have Palanquin. May have Daemonic Gifts. May be Battle Standard Bearer with Daemonic Icon. [2f]
  • 7th Edition: Herald of Slaanesh: Claws (Hand Weapon). May be Wizard. May have Chariot of Khorne or Steed of Slaanesh. May have Daemonic Gifts. May be Battle Standard Bearer with Daemonic Icon. [2f]
  • 7th Edition: Herald of Tzeentch: Flailing Tentacles (Flaming Hand Weapon). May be Wizard. May have Chariot of Tzeentch or Disc of Tzeentch. May have Daemonic Gifts. May be Battle Standard Bearer with Daemonic Icon. [2f]

Quotes

I am a collector of maladies, a cataloguer of plagues and chronicler of the ill. Kiss my toes little ones - don't forget to lick between the cracks...for that is how grateful you must be that I have come to witness your decrepitude. For with my remembrance you shall live on as a number, a tally in Grandfather's accounts.

~ Ulgriat'tharulg, Herald of Nurgle. [3]

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Daemons of Chaos
Units Beast of Nurgle - Bloodbeast - Bloodcrusher - Bloodletter - Bloodthirster - Blood Throne - Changebringer - Chaos Fury - Chariot of Khorne - Chariots of Nurgle - Chariots of Slaanesh - Chariots of Tzeentch - Daemonic Herald - Daemonette - Daemon Prince - Discs of Tzeentch - Exalted Daemon - Exalted Seeker Chariot - Firewyrm of Tzeentch - Fiend of Slaanesh - Flamer of Tzeentch - Flesh Hound - Great Unclean One - Hellflayer - Horror of Tzeentch - Juggernaut of Khorne - Keeper of Secrets - Lord of Change - Nurgling - Palanquin of Nurgle - Plaguebearer - Plague Drones - Plaguerider - Plague Toad - Pleasureseekers - Pox Rider - Screamer of Tzeentch - Seeker of Slaanesh - Skull Cannon - Soul Grinder
Characters Alkhor - Amin'Hrith - Amon 'Chakai - Azazel - Be'lakor - Bileflood - Bloodwrack - Blue Scribes - Changeling - Epidemius - Fa'vaer - Hargrim Dreadaxe - Htarken - Ischbak Gatrog Nurgle - Kairos Fateweaver - Karanak - Kelsydra - Ku'gath Plaguefather - Mabrothrax - Mardagg - Masque of Slaanesh - N'Kari - Pox-mother - Ru'kaab - Skarbrand - Skulltaker - Ss'sath - The Blue Scribes - The Changeling - Throttle Gurglespew - Tzara'riador - Tz'arkan - Urlfdaemonkin - Vorass Kineater
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